United States District Court
Eastern District of North Carolina

In reference to the Honoring our PACT Act of 2022 ("Pact Act"):

The text of the PACT Act may be found here. The Eastern District of North Carolina has been designated as the exclusive jurisdiction and venue for cases filed pursuant to Section 804 of the Act, known as the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022. Cases arising under this section should be filed in the correct division as provided in Local Civil Rule 40.1. If a plaintiff does not reside within the Eastern District of North Carolina, the case should be filed in the Southern Division. The Cause of Action should be 804 (Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022) and the Nature of Suit should be 360 (P.I. : Other).

By law, the clerk's office may not provide legal advice or recommend a particular attorney or law firm.

September 22, 2022 - The Court is accepting applications for a Full-time U.S. Magistrate Judge in Greenville, NC until 5:00 p.m. on October 24, 2022. Please review the Public Notice for additional details
April 8, 2022 - Public notice regarding reappointment of Incumbent United States Magistrate Judge Robert T. Numbers, II. for the United States District Court Eastern District of North Carolina.

In reference to COVID-19, please see:

VISITOR INFORMATION: Mobile devices and weapons are not permitted in the courthouse. Please bring a photo ID.

The following map and table list all counties the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina represent.

Map of Eastern District North Carolina Counties

Raleigh New Bern Fayetteville Greenville Elizabeth City Elizabeth City Wilmington

Northern Division

  • Bertie
  • Camden
  • Chowan
  • Currituck
  • Dare
  • Gates
  • Hertford
  • Northampton
  • Pasquotank
  • Perquimans
  • Tyrrell
  • Washington

Western Division

  • Cumberland
  • Franklin
  • Granville
  • Harnett
  • Johnston
  • Nash
  • Vance
  • Wake
  • Wayne
  • Warren
  • Wilson

Eastern Division

  • Beaufort
  • Carteret
  • Craven
  • Edgecombe
  • Greene
  • Halifax
  • Hyde
  • Jones
  • Lenoir
  • Martin
  • Pamlico
  • Pitt

Southern Division

  • Bladen
  • Brunswick
  • Columbus
  • Duplin
  • New Hanover
  • Onslow
  • Pender
  • Robeson
  • Sampson